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Specific Infectious Diseases

Chapter

Abstract

Some specific infectious diseases including tuberculosis, syphilis, mycosis and scleroma can also cause inflammatory changes in the pharynx and larynx. These should be identified with non-specific inflammation to avoid misdiagnosis.

Supplementary material

Video 5.1

Strobolaryngoscopic video of laryngeal and pulmonary tuberculosis before treatment (MP4 2388 kb)

Video 5.2

Strobolaryngoscopic video of laryngeal and pulmonary tuberculosis 11 months after an antituberculotic therapy (MP4 3735 kb)

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Peoples Medical Publishing House 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryBeijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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